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There's always something happening at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig and you can keep up with events by reading our newletters, press releases and events listing. There is also the opportunity to get more information about the Sabhal Mòr Ostaig Lecture.

  • 11/2019

    Young Gaelic Ambassador 2019

    Lucy Hannah, Manager at Fàs Mòr childcare, has been awarded the Young Gaelic Ambassador award at the 2019 Daily Record Gaelic Awards.  Hailing from Sleat, on Skye, Lucy has been working at Fàs Mòr for over three years.  She and her team have created a safe, nurturing and playful environment...

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  • 11/2019

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig Annual Lecture 2019 born out of new collaboration with National Museums Scotland

      This year's Sabhal Mòr Ostaig Annual Lecture took place at the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh on Thursday Nov 7th and was entitled ‘Put a notch in the rafter’: Setting Gaelic to work.  This Annual Lecture is the 23rd in the prestigious and long running series, which has...

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  • 11/2019 Life and Times of Rev. Charles Robertson

    Life and Times of Rev. Charles Robertson

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig Ionad Iain Nobail 21/11/19 13.00 Free event and open to all to attend. Rev. Charles M. Robertson (1864–1927) was one of the greatest Scottish Gaelic scholars of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. A native of Strathtay in Perthshire, his work as a minister took him...

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  • 11/2019 Malairt Shònraichte Eadar Alba agus Èirinn

    Malairt Shònraichte Eadar Alba agus Èirinn

    Bha e na adhbhar tlachd do sgioba Leabharlann an t-Sabhail Mhòir fàilte a chur air Séamus Mac Dhaibhéid bho Ghaeláras Mhic Ardghail ann an Contae an Dúin, Èirinn, an t-seachdain sa chaidh. Bha Séamus anns an Eilean Sgitheanach mar phàirt de mhalairt shònraichte de leabhraichean eadar Gàidheil na h-Alba is...

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  • 11/2019 Sir Iain Noble Memorial Lecture and Young Person of the Year Award 2019

    Sir Iain Noble Memorial Lecture and Young Person of the Year Award 2019

    The eighth Sir Iain Noble Memorial Lecture was delivered by Christina Walker, from the Isle of Lewis, on Thursday 31 October at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, where she gave an engaging and thought-provoking lecture entitled, ‘The language of community, the language of bonds.’ Christina was born and raised in the village...

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  • 11/2019 Open Day success at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

    Open Day success at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig UHI held an Open Day on Friday 1 November for secondary school pupils, young people and indeed anyone with an interest in the Gaelic courses on offer at the National Centre for Gaelic Language and Culture on the Isle of Skye. This was the largest open day...

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  • 10/2019

    Mòd Ghlaschu 2019

    It has been another successful year for the Royal National Mòd which was held this year in Glasgow. Gaelic language and culture is at the heart of the work of An Comunn Gàidhealach and it was great to see the Mòd celebrated in Glasgow - a city with the highest...

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  • 10/2019

    Sir Iain Noble Memorial Lecture 2019

    Urras an Eilein and Sabhal Mòr Ostaig invite you to attend the Sir Iain Noble Memorial Lecture to be given by Cairistiona Walker, on Thursday 31st October at 7.30pm, in the TDC, ACC, Sabhal Mòr Ostaig. The lecture will be in Gaelic with simultaneous translation available. Refreshments to follow.  ...

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  • 10/2019

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig Annual Lecture 2019

      ‘Put a notch in the rafter’: Setting Gaelic to work. We are delighted that this year’s Sabhal Mòr Annual Lecture will be delivered by three of Scotland’s most important scholars and interpreters of material culture, Doctors Stuart Allan and Donald Willian Stewart and Professor Hugh Cheape. This comes as...

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  • 10/2019 Opportunity for New Gaelic Writers

    Opportunity for New Gaelic Writers

    The Gaelic Books Council and Scottish Book Trust are seeking two unpublished writers to participate in the Gaelic New Writers Awards 2020. The annual Gaelic New Writers Awards development scheme, a collaboration between the two organisations, is now open for applications. Through this programme, two new Gaelic writers will each...

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